Journal of Emergency Nursing

The Journal of Emergency Nursing, the official journal of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), reaches the greatest number of emergency nurses, emergency/trauma departments and emergency department managers of any journal. The journal covers practice and professional issues, based on current evidence, that challenge emergency nurses every day and features original research and updates from the field.

Emergency Nurses Association
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0.429 (2010)

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Review addresses chest pain in young adults presenting to ER

(HealthDay)—For young adults presenting to the emergency department with acute chest pain, after ruling out cardiac risk, physicians should focus on stress reaction, according to a review published in the March issue of ...


Nurses play crucial role in identifying victims of trafficking

(HealthDay)—Recommendations have been developed for emergency nurses in terms of recognizing and responding to the needs of victims of human trafficking; the position statement was published in the March issue of the Journal ...


New study examines moral distress in emergency nurses

A first-of-its-kind study from Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), published online in the Journal of Emergency Nursing, finds that moral distress in the emergency department is an experience distinct to those working in ...


Electronic beats paper record in peds trauma resuscitations

(HealthDay)—Electronic documentation produces more complete records of pediatric trauma resuscitations than paper documentation, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing.


Electronic health records tied to shorter time in ER

(HealthDay)—Length of emergency room stay for trauma patients is shorter with the use of electronic health records, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing.


Patients give higher scores for nursing care than do nurses

(HealthDay)—A survey has revealed that patients at a single level-1 trauma center emergency room consistently rate the nursing care received higher than do the nurses, according to research published in the July issue of ...


Violence towards ER nurses not uncommon

(HealthDay)—It is not uncommon for nurses to experience violence while providing care in the emergency room, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing.


Breath-actuated, handheld nebulizers yield similar results

(HealthDay)—There are no significant clinical differences between the use of a breath-actuated nebulizer (BAN) and a handheld nebulizer (HHN) for the treatment of wheezing or dyspnea among adults seen in the emergency department, ...

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